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Ask the Expert: Safely addressing hearing loss during the COVID-19 era

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Today’s Question:

“I was planning to see an audiologist about my hearing loss, and then COVID-19 put my plans on hold! Is now a good time to reschedule my appointment? My hearing definitely needs help, but I don’t want to take any undue risks with my health.”

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing loss treatment, hearing help, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional, Untreated Hearing Loss, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aid Features, hearing aid tips, Ask the Expert, COVID-19

Ask the Expert: When and How to Discuss a Loved One’s Hearing Loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Today’s Question:

“I’ve noticed that my husband’s hearing has gradually deteriorated over the past couple years. I’m thinking I should talk to him about it before it gets a lot worse. Is this the right time, and can you guide my discussion?”

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing loss treatment, insurance coverage, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA, Medicare Advantage, hearing evaluation, depression, Family member, Hearing Aid Cost, Untreated Hearing Loss, Affordable Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Falls, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Ask the Expert

Holiday tips for everyone around the table

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 2, 2019 1:18:45 PM

The holidays can be difficult for people managing hearing loss, but also for family and friends who want to ensure those with hearing loss feel included.

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Topics: noise, hearing, Loud, hearing loss, children, hearing appointment, hearing exam, holidays, hearing help, holiday traditions, Tips to help hearing impaired guests, Keeping hearing healthy over the holidays, Protect your hearing over the holidays, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, schedule an appointment, Resources, hearing evaluation, Hearing Education, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, hearing professional, environmental, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Social Isolation, travel

Ask the Expert: What's it really like to start wearing hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 14, 2019 3:00:00 PM

 

In part three of our special “Ask the Expert” series, an Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., answers a frequently-asked question related to hearing loss and hearing aids.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing care, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, hearing loss treatment, what to expect, Hearing Care Solutions, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider, success with hearing aids

Why a Hearing Test Should be Part of Your Diabetes Care Checklist

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 6, 2019 12:34:39 PM

You’ve likely heard that diabetes is tied to hearing loss, which is why regular hearing screenings should be included in your diabetes care checklist.

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Topics: hearing, hearing care, ears, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, hearing loss treatment, hearing screenings, Comorbidities, Hearing Healthcare, schedule an appointment, obesity, lose weight, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare provider, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, Diabetes and Hearing Loss, Diabetes and hearing, hearing professional, exercise

Ask the Expert: What should I expect at my hearing care appointment?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 25, 2019 3:07:46 PM

 

 

In part two of our special “Ask the Expert” series, an Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., answers a frequently-asked question related to hearing loss and hearing aids.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing care, Tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional

Who do I see for my hearing difficulties?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM
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Having hearing difficulties? It’s time to see a professional, but do you see an Audiologist or ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) doctor?

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Topics: hearing, Loud, damage, hearing care, ears, Tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, hearing loss treatment, hearing solutions, Hearing Care Solutions, hearing help, National Audiology Awareness Month, Audiologists, Hearing Healthcare, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider, ear infections, ringing in ears, itchy ears, illness & disease, hearing professional, infections, dizziness, ENT

What You Need to Know About School Hearing Screenings

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 1, 2019 1:51:57 PM

34 states have mandated school hearing screenings1, but how much do you know about these screenings? Why do they do them? What exactly are they testing? How accurate is it? What should parents expect to come out of it?

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Topics: noise, hearing care, hearing loss, children, protect, Children and Hearing Loss, hearing test, hearing exam, testing, loud noises, hearing screenings, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Loss in Children, noise exposure, environmental, Back to School, school

10 Signs You Should Get Your Child's Hearing Checked Before Going Back to School

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM
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It’s time for that crazy chaos of getting school supplies, first day outfits, and physicals – but should you add getting your child’s hearing checked to your To-Do list? Traditionally children are given hearing tests at school, but those are only health exams to determine if you need further testing.

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Topics: noise, hearing protection, hearing care, dangerous, hearing loss, children, protect, Children and Hearing Loss, Babies and Hearing Loss, hearing test, hearing exam, Diabetes, testing, excessive noise exposure, loud noises, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Loss in Children, noise exposure, ringing in ears, birth defects, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, Back to School, Earbuds, High blood pressure, school

Hearing Screening or Hearing Test: What's the Difference?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 27, 2019 5:11:03 PM

Hearing screening, hearing test, hearing evaluation. You may have heard all of these terms at one point or another. What's the difference?  Is there a difference? 

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Topics: hearing test, hearing exam, hearing screenings, hearing evaluation

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